UK Judge sets Egypt an example

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Blog: According to a leader (“An alarming benchmark”)  in the UK’s Guardian newspaper on 19 October on the recent riots in England, Judge Judge, the lord chief justice, made it clear that political motivation was irrelevant to sentencing. This must be music to  the ears of Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi of Egypt, who is using his courts to roll back the Arab Spring by repressing political protests on public order grounds.

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